Brown Sugar Brussels Sprouts

30 minutesServes 6
Brown Sugar Brussels Sprouts


  • 1 lb. Brussels Sprouts, halved
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar


Steam brussels sprouts over boiling water until tender, about 10 to 15 minutes. Heat oil and garlic over medium-high heat until fragrant, being careful not to burn. Add brussels sprouts, lemon juice, pepper flakes and salt, stirring until they begin to brown, about 5 minutes. Add balsamic vinegar and brown sugar, stir for a minute and remove from heat, serve immediately.